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 Early indications of a notable drop in EU enrolment in the UK

Early indications of a notable drop in EU enrolment in the UK

New data from the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) reveals a 9% drop in the number of European Union students applying for admission to British universities...

 Five for Friday

Five for Friday

An occasional round-up of some of the more eye-catching and varied items that we’ve been reading lately, including best practices for multi-lingual websites, Donald Trump’s effect on US...

 Scotland continues to press for post-study work rights

Scotland continues to press for post-study work rights

The UK government has rejected a call for expanded post-study work rights for international students in Scotland, but the Scottish government is continuing to bring the issue forward....

 British government confirms funding and fees for EU students

British government confirms funding and fees for EU students

UK Universities Minister Jo Johnson announced on 11 October that European Union students applying to begin studies at an English university for the 2017/18 academic year will continue to...

 UK Home Secretary signals a two-tiered visa system

UK Home Secretary signals a two-tiered visa system

The British government is considering further restrictions on student visas in line with its often-stated goal to reduce net migration to the UK. In a 4 October speech...

British educators call for Brexit clarity

The annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) conference was held in Liverpool last week. It was the first major international education conference in Europe following the UK’s...

Report: British PM orders new visa review

Reports have been swirling in recent weeks of a further immigration crackdown in the UK. Immigration remains a hot political question in British politics. And, in the wake...

EU proposes changes to work permit policies

A recent OECD report recommends the European Union reform its legal labour migration policies to make it easier for foreign graduates to obtain work permits. Recruiting Immigrant Workers:...

Junior language travel market continues to develop

Junior students have become an important growth segment in recent years, especially in Europe, where students under age 18 now compose a significant proportion of language travel enrolments....

UK providers increasing focus on transnational education

New data from the UK provides a stark contrast between onshore and offshore enrolment trends, and indicates a growing emphasis on transnational education (TNE) among Britain’s higher education...

The uncertainty of Brexit

Theresa May has been the British Home Secretary, with responsibility for UK immigration, since 2010. In that role, and in pursuit of the Cameron government’s controversial “net migration”...

Checking in on English testing requirements for study in the UK

In April 2015, the British government substantially overhauled the system for Secure English Language Tests (SELT) in the UK. As a result, IELTS became the only approved test...

Where are you? The importance of location in international recruiting

“Location, location, location” is one of the most famous idioms among realtors because it underlines the great extent to which a property’s desirability is tied to where it...

Educators quick to respond to Brexit vote

In a move that surprised observers around the world, rocked currency rates and stock exchanges, and ran against the projections of most recent polls, UK voters opted for...

UK ELT student weeks down 13% in 2015

On the heels of data from The 2015 ALTO-Deloitte Language Travel Industry Survey, which suggests a softening in global demand for English-language courses, English UK has also released...